The Independent candidate, Sue Mountstevens, has just been appointed Avon and Somerset's first Police and Crime Commissioner. She told our Political Correspondent Bob Constantine that she would fight strenuously any cuts to policing.
She added that her priorities were tackling anti-social behaviour, burglary and violent offences, especially against women and girls.
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It will be a dry start to the day with sunny spells. However, thicker cloud and rain will arrive from the west during the afternoon.
Most areas will have a dry morning with some bright spells.
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